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Assembly passes police reform, unemployment bills

The Assembly Tuesday approved bills to speed up and extend unemployment benefits and tweak a 2019 law on police officer rights as the Legislature moved within one final bill of adjourning its second special session of the year.

Second mining tax bill fails in Senate

The second attempt in as many days to raise taxes on mining to help the state as it struggles with a hefty budget deficit failed in a vote along party lines in the state Senate.

Nevada Legislature makes small progress on budget gap

Lawmakers made incremental progress Wednesday on plugging a $1.2 billion pandemic-created state budget hole but concluded Day 8 of their special session leaving one of the heaviest lifts still on the table — a proposed half-billion dollar slashing of state agency budgets.

Nevada Legislature passes assistance resolution, credit bill

The Nevada Legislature, meeting in special session, passed a resolution asking the federal government for coronavirus assistance, and a bill allowing the state to raise money in a cash crunch.

Nevada lawmakers work to fill huge budget gap

Lawmakers spent the second day of a special session Thursday continuing their review of proposed spending cuts needed to fill a projected $1.2 billion hole in the state budget.